The Academy of Surgical Research (ASR), European Academy of Laboratory Animal Surgery (EALAS), and InsideScientific proudly present this 4-part webinar series focused on the ever-evolving world of research surgical techniques and practices.
Clarisa Peer discusses ALZET Osmotic Pumps, the gold standard for controlled, automatic dosing of compounds in various research areas, including neuroscience, cancer research, cardiovascular, endocrinology, pharmacology research, and more.
Marcel Perret-Gentil, DVM, MS, answers questions from a recent webinar on simple-to-implement techniques to significantly improve surgical outcomes, positively impacting your animal’s recovery and data.
Storing aversive memories is important to survival, but learned avoidance responses decrease over time without reinforcement. Since little is known about the mechanisms behind this process, Bengoetxea de Tena et al. evaluated how naive rats respond to a learning and memory task under fear conditions in a recently published study, which we review in this blog post.
Originally posted on Scientist.com, this article references a lawsuit filed by the Harvard Law School Animal Law and Policy Clinic against the United States Department of Agriculture for failing to conduct full annual inspections and highlights the need for an independent, transparent assessment program.